R&D Advisory Board

R&D Advisory Board

Our Research & Development Advisory Board is comprised of researchers and clinicians who are leaders in their areas. While not all of them work specifically in MS, they all work in an area that is relevant to our mission. Their role is to provide scientific guidance and review for our work.

Judy Abdalla, M.D., FRCP(C)
Executive Director
Quintiles Global Strategic Drug Development Unit

Kristin Ardlie, Ph.D.
Director of the Biological Samples Platform 
Broad Institute

Amit Bar-Or, M.D., FRCP(C)
Associate Professor of Neurology and Associate in Microbiology and Immunology
McGill University/MUHC

Peter Calabresi, M.D.
Professor of Neurology and Director
Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center

Elliot Frohman, M.D., Ph.D.*
Professor of Neurology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 

Douglas Golenbock, M.D.
Professor of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., M.H.S.
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Denisa Hurtukova, M.D.
Medical Director
Teva Neuroscience

Steven Jacobson, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
National Institutes of Health 

Phil De Jager, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Neurologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Andreas Jeromin Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
NextGen Sciences Dx.

Rip Kinkel, M.D.*
Director
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

Peter Lansbury, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology
Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

 

 

Maria Lopez-Bresnahan, M.D., MBA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital

Vince Macaluso, M.D.
Director
Macaluso Tysabri Infusion Center

Ruth Ann Marrie, M.D., Ph.D 
Director
Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, University of Manitoba 

Michael Racke, M.D.*
Professor and Chair
Department of Neurology, Ohio State University

Rajiv Ratan, M.D., Ph.D.
Executive Director
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Peter Riskind, M.D., Ph.D.*
Professor of Clinical Neurology and Director
MS Clinic, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Saud Sadiq, M.D.
Founder and Director
Tisch MS Reasearch Center of New York

Al Sandrock
Senior Vice President of Neurology Research & Development
Biogen Idec

David Simon, M.D., Ph.D.
Physician and Associate Professor
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,
Harvard Medical School

Nancy Simonian, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Millennium

Gerald J. Sussman, Ph.D., S.B.
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tim Vartanian, M.D, Ph.D.
Physician
Weill Cornell Medical College

Arun Venkatesan, M.D., Ph.D.*
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Johns Hopkins Hospital

* Indicates ACP Repository Principal Investigator